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Decoding the Tripping Brain

By Diana Kwon | September 1, 2017

Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.

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Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics

By Diana Kwon | September 1, 2017

Understanding how hallucinogenic drugs affect different neural networks could shed light on their therapeutic potential.

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How LSD Affects the Brain

By Joshua A. Krisch | January 30, 2017

Lysergic acid diethylamide appears to interact with serotonin 2A receptors. 

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Psychedelic Neuroimaging

By Ruth Williams | April 13, 2016

“Ego dissolution,” and other things that happen to the human brain on LSD

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Studies: Psychedelics Not Bad for Mental Health

By Tracy Vence | March 10, 2015

Two independent investigations suggest hallucinogens like LSD are not linked to psychological problems and may actually confer certain benefits.

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Just a Trip

By Tracy Vence | August 19, 2013

Using psychedelic drugs does not increase one’s risk of developing mental health problems, researchers show.

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Capsule Reviews

By Annie Gottlieb | July 1, 2013

Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will

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LSD for Alcoholics?

By Sabrina Richards | March 12, 2012

A retrospective meta-analysis suggests that LSD may aid in treatment of alcoholism.

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